Not to be missed. Need water ( hot and humid area) and good walking shoes to do the trail walk. Excellent museum. Head sets give stories of the times by soldiers and family members.
About Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum and Walking Trail
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The trip itself was not spectacular, but the museum was very interesting as we didnt know much about Asian history.
I learnt a lot from this museum and the walk through Hellfire Pass. I could never understand what our soldiers and the Asian Romusha endured at the hand of the enemy. May this never happen again. The museum has excellent displays that inform you of...More
Fantastic audio guide to accompany a visit to this site which must have so many lost stories. Try to take the time to do the full walk - it took us 3 hours return at a comfortable pace and allow time to stop and try...More
I didn't know what to expect. Absolutely superbly put together nd educational for both young and old..
The memsuem is maintained by the Australian military and is in very good condition and free. I would strongly suggest you donate, especially if you are not an Australian citizen. The walk can be hard and it is recommended you wear boots or sturdy shoes...More
When you think of the conditions and sacrifices the men made making this railroad pass you cannot help but be moved. It makes you appreciate just what you have.
I had never heard of this museum. I certainly did not know the numbers of Americans, British and, in particular, Australians held as prisoners of war and forced to build the rail line from Burma to Thailand. This museum gives you all of that. A...More
Located an hour from Kanchanaburi towards Myanmar border, opened till 4pm. Definitely worth a visit, well designed and maintained. Nice small museum and a reconstructed pass. The walk to the pass includes a steep long staircase so probably not suitable for visitors with special needs.